Anonymous asked in SportsBoxing · 1 decade ago

who is thomas edison?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large teamwork to the process of invention, and therefore is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

    Edison is considered one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 U.S. patents in his name, as well as many patents in United Kingdom, France, and Germany. He is credited with numerous inventions that contributed to mass communication and, in particular, telecommunications. His advanced work in these fields was an outgrowth of his early career as a telegraph operator. Edison originated the concept and implementation of electric-power generation and distribution to homes, businesses, and factories – a crucial development in the modern industrialized world. His first power station was on Manhattan Island, New York.

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  • 1 decade ago

    He was an inventor, who was american, invented loads of useful stuff :D

    Hes most famous for inventing the light bulb, although im sure he invented a lot more than that.

  • Isa
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    Hes most famous for inventing the light bulb, although im sure he invented a lot more than that.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    inventor of the electric bulb?

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    thief lair plagiarist Racist Bully who never invented anything

  • 1 decade ago

    He is not a boxer

    He is a scientist.

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